The Fallschirmjägergewehr 42 in Period Photography: A Photo Essay

The Fallschirmjägergewehr 42 has become a zeitgeist in the history of Nazi German weapons development during WWII. The story of it’s creation is a fascinating example of innovation in the face of wartime necessity. Therefore the FG42 commands considerable attention by those interested in WWII weapons despite it’s rarity both during the war and nowContinue reading “The Fallschirmjägergewehr 42 in Period Photography: A Photo Essay”

Chinese Involvement in The Vietnam War 1950-1975

By Andrew Wheeler The conflict in Vietnam from 1950-1975 defined the cold war and has since served as an epitome example of proxy conflict. The western backed South Vietnamese fought against the communist supported North Vietnamese. For over 20 years the competing powers used Vietnam as a proxy for their larger ideological struggles. For SouthContinue reading “Chinese Involvement in The Vietnam War 1950-1975”

The New MMH Website!

Welcome to the official website for Modern Military History! I am Andrew, creator of The Modern Military History YouTube channel, and creating a website has been a long term goal of mine- postponed too many times by a fear of web development. I have never made a website before so I am starting small withContinue reading “The New MMH Website!”

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